Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial | HISTORIC WEAPONS DEMONSTRATIONS

Ranger fires a musket at a Historic Weapons Demonstration on the plaza of Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial

Ranger fires a musket at a Historic Weapons Demonstration on the plaza of Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial

Park Rangers dressed in period costume conduct historic weapons firing demonstrations on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from Memorial Day through Labor Day at Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial. The demonstrations typically involve the firing of muskets, but cannon are also fired one weekend each month. The demonstrations are held on the plaza in front of the memorial tower. No need to register for the event—just show up on the plaza at the scheduled time. Musket firing demonstrations are typically held at the top of every hour from 11 AM to 5 PM and last approximately 20 minutes.

For the current schedule, check the National Park Service’s official Ranger Programs web page for the park.

Rangers discuss the weapons of the War of 1812 at a Historic Weapons Demonstration at Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial

Rangers discuss the muskets used in the War of 1812 at a Historic Weapons Demonstration at Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial

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Last updated on May 17, 2024
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